Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
with other duties for the vatican. and last friday, he posted a defiant response to archbishop gomez on his personal blog. it read in part: in the meantime, some abuse victims say some files still have not been released, but the archdiocese says it will comply fully by the court-ordered deadline, february 22. we take a close look at the documents and what they reveal about the church's handling of abuse claims with ray boucher, the lead attorney representing victims in the cases that lead to the files release. we asked the archdiocese of los angeles to join our conversation but they were not available. mr. boucher, now five and a half years or so since the settlement the documents are finally out. did they provide any missing pieces of the putz? did they tell you things you didn't already know? >> well, they certainly tell us in greater detail the horrific story of abuse and coverup that we long suspected and expected. they confirmed it but confirmed it in a depth that i don't think anybody could have ever understood or fully comprehended. >> suarez: when you say "confirmed it" does this di
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
l.a. >> yes, they had all the documentation. the vatican, they had all the documentation of every single priest that pedophile priest, alleged or otherwise, they have proof and they have documentation. they could disclose that and give that to the media and they're not. >> dan brown might get his hands on if. the author of the da vinci code will get it. to speak to power and take down powerful, corrupt constitutions. there is a new documentary on hbo called mea culpa talking about one priest and the catholic church. it's fantastic. it's on hbo now. i just interviewed him. it's the idea that that's what the media is supposed to be doing. we're supposed to look at them and call them out whether it's the catholic church, the government. >> john: i think jesus would be doing the same thing if he was around. >> he would be a muck raker. absolutely. >> john: they didn't execute him for not rocking the boat. i tell you something i come from an abnormally catholic background. short of getting rid of the stupid celibacy law what can the catholics do to improve their image. >> get a deejay.